Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


The components of community development operation

Author(s): Pongsatean Luengalongkot, Nipa Napaset

Community development is an important government policy that aims to improve human well-being in the community for the sake of well-being and equality. Therefore, the community leader must be aware of the components of the community development operation in order to use them as a guideline for effective community management. According to hypothesis and empirical data, the purpose of this paper was to analyze and examine the components of community development operations in the Ban Nam Sai community. The sample included 121 people from households in Ban Nam Sai Village, Thung Benja Subdistrict, Tha Mai District, Chanthaburi Province. The sample was chosen by the researcher using a random sampling technique. The research instrument in this study was a four-point scale questionnaire. A mathematical package program was used to validate the model using confirmatory factor analysis. The findings revealed that ten factors comprised the components of community development operations in the Ban Nam Sai community. In order of factor loading, there were driving the sufficiency economy philosophy, drug addiction protection and solutions, driven community learning center, promoting democracy, solving poverty problem, promoting career, promoting community fund, collecting data for rural development purposes, driven community plans, and conservation of natural resources and the environment. The model in accordance was fit with the empirical data with Chi-square ( 2 ? )= 40.897, df = 30, 2 ? / df = 1.363, p-value =0.088, CFI = 0.987, TLI = 0.980, RMSEA = 0.055 and SRMR =0.031. Therefore, these ten components should be used as a guideline to reach effectively community development.

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